Integrated Skills in English B2

This test from Trinity College is at B2 level.

You take Trinity B2in two parts — Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening.

The Reading & Writing exam takes 2 hours and has four parts:

  1. Task 1 — Long reading - one long text and 15 questions
  2. Task 2 — Multi-text reading - Read 4 short texts and answer 15 questions.
  3. Task 3 — Reading into writing - Use information from all four texts from task 2 to write an answer to a question. This could be an essay, article, email, letter, review or report. . 150–180 words
  4. Task 4 — Extended writing - Write an essay, article, email, letter, review or report in response to a question.150–180 words.

The Speaking & Listening exam is a one-to-one interview with a Trinity examiner.
The exam is in three parts:

  1. Topic task - You need to talk about a topic you have already prepared
  2. Collaborative task - Your examiner will read a prompt and you need to ask questions and make comments to keep the conversation going.
  3. Conversation task - Discuss a topic with the examiner
  4. Independent listening tasks - You listen to a recording and answer the examiner's questions.

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